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Mrs. J. Shipley DixonReel No. 1 (Various Locations) (1930s)

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Producer: Mrs. J. Shipley Dixon
Audio/Visual: silent, color
Keywords: Madeira; Portugal; Algiers; Algeria; Italy; Pompeii; Palestine; Jerusalem; Cairo; Egypt; St. Helena; Greece; Athens; Tristan Da Cunha; Touring; Tourism; Marketplaces; Mosques; Churches

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Edited travelogue with titles, dated to the 1930s

Title: Madeira [Portugal]
Scenes of..
Title: One of the oldest gardens in Madeira
Lush foliage including towering flowered plants
In front of the Golden Gate Restaurant
Title: Algiers
Window views
A few shots of the city
Title: In the Kasbah
Marketplace scenes
Title: By motor car Naples to Pompeii
Ruins at the site featuring columns, in the shadows of Vesuvius
Title: House of Vecchi
Frescos; detailed
Title: Amalfi
Populated coastline
Title: Athens, Greece
Title: Olympic Stadium
Stadium attended by a guard in a traditional Greek costume
Title: Acropolis
Porch with caryatids
Mrs Dixon [?] with a young Greek boy in traditional dress
Title: Tower of the Winds
Semi interior views
Title: Palestine
Title: By train to Jerusalem
Landscape from train window, featuring olive groves
Pan of city of Jerusalem
Title: The Via Dolorosa
Scenes of the street and city life
All kinds of people in traditional dress
Minaret of a mosque
Church domes
Palestinian ladies wearing traditional embroidered scarves and veils
Rain, people walking
Title: View of the Mount of Olives,[Jebel az-Zeitun] The River Jordan and the Dead Sea.
Pan of distant Jerusalem, with Dome of the Rock [Masjid Qubbat As-Sakhrah]
Title: The garden of Gethsememe
Very old trees in a garden
Sheep on a bridge
Title: Bethlehem
Syrian, Coptic and Palestinian women and men in traditional dress, city scenes
Title: Cairo, Egypt
Distant pan of landscape
Title: The Citadel; Mohammed Ali Mosque
Tilt shot down of mosque from top of minaret
Lion fountains
The bazaar
Men playing backgammon
Shop keepers
Cairo street scenes
Title: The Sphinx and the pyramids of Giza
Scenes of
Title: On the river Nile
River shots as seen from a boat. Sailboats
Banks of the Nile
Title: Longwood; the Home of Napoleon Bonaparte at St. Helena
Lenticular footage of buildings
Boat on the water
Title: Tristan de Cunha
Off the south coast of South Africa, an archipelago, very little footage.